27 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

27 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest itinerary planner

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Hood River
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yachats
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Mount Vernon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Hood River

— 3 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Explore Hood River's surroundings by going to Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Kiyokawa Family Orchards (in Parkdale). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, experience rural life at Smiley's Red Barn, explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and walk around Port Marina Park.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Hood River trip planning site.

Atlanta to Hood River is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to Hood River due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in April; daily highs in Hood River reach 58°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Portland

— 5 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville), Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm (in Woodburn) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, take a memorable tour with Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portland journey maker website.

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Portland sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Yachats.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Yachats

— 2 nights
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 13th (Tue), cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Hobbit Trail, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then catch some excitement at Sandland Adventures.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yachats day trip planning app.

Fly from Portland to Yachats in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in April, you will find days in Yachats are a bit cooler (55°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Cannon Beach

— 3 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Step out of Cannon Beach to go to Rockaway Beach and see Rockaway Beach Wayside, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 6 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Step out of Olympic National Park to go to Quinault and see Merriman Falls, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, stroll through Ozette Loop Hike, and trek along Mount Storm King.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Olympic National Park visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cannon Beach to Olympic National Park. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Vernon.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Mount Vernon

— 2 nights
Mount Vernon is the county seat of Skagit County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): walk around Causland Memorial Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Deception Pass State Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tulip Town, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Roozengaarde Display Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Outback Kangaroo Farm, admire the natural beauty at Bonhoeffer Botanical Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Erie Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Vernon trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Mount Vernon. In April, daytime highs in Mount Vernon are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Vernon

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seattle

— 5 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Kirkland (ILovekickboxing & Waverly Beach Park). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning site.

You can drive from Mount Vernon to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip